Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Rodentia > Family: Sciuridae > Genus: Tamias > Species: Tamias sibiricus

Siberian chipmunk - Tamias sibiricus (Laxmann, 1769)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • urban

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aasia burunduk Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Ardilla terrestre de Siberia Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Burunduk Czech Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Burunduk Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Burunduk German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Burunduk Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Burunduk sibírský Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Burunduk syberyjski Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Esqilo da Sibéria Portuguese Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Prugasti burunduk Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Siberian chipmunk English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Siberische grondeekhoorn Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sibirisk jordekorre Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sibirstripeekorn Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Siperianmaaorava Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Szibériai csíkosmókus Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Tamia siberiano Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Tamias de Sibérie French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Sciurus sibiricus Laxmann, 1769
Eutamias albogularis Allen, 1909
Eutamias asiaticus altaicus Hollister, 1912
Sciurus uthensis Pallas, 1811
Tamias orientalis Bonhote, 1899
Myoxus lineatus Siebold, 1824
Tamias pallasii Baird, 1856
Eutamias senescens Miller, 1898

Other resources

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
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External data

No external data sets available for this species
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